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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Sander Amsterdam
Good location - just outside the centre of Amsterdam and about 5 minutes walk from the museum district.
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... casualties, hitting three museums.
The first we passed was Anne Frank’s house. We didn’t actually go inside because the line was about a quarter of a mile long, so we just appreciated it from the outside and went on our way. Close by was the Tulip Museum, where we perused a brief history of tulips. (In 1637, the Netherlands were at the height of “tulip mania” and a single bulb cost 10 grand. The more ...
... my walk and found flower and seed markets, and many long streets filled with great places to shop. I continued weaving steadily north, and when I found myself passing some very unusual stores, I pulled out my map and found that I had wandered into the Red Light District. It isn’t nearly as seedy in the daytime as you might imagine, but the shops were still like nothing you would see walking around Minneapolis! It was now dinner time, and I used my iPod to ...
... shared a lemon meringue tart. Back to our room for another little nap, and then it was time for the "last supper" of the tour. Another superb meal, and final bonding moments. Hans advised us that he had realized he had a bit of extra money in his trip budget--doesn't do to not spend the money!--so he had gotten everyone a small gift--Delft patterned hot mitts for each woman, and matching hot pads for the men, "so they can help." A final walk through town, and off to ...
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We came to the realisation that most of our friends actually have these serious things called 'jobs’. When Martijn and Lesley had to go to theirs, we were left to our own devices. So where was the first place Rach wanted to go? Some place called the Gasan diamond factory. When she managed to squeeze three rings on at once, I knew it was time to leave, stat.
... the outside and looked like a closet to us. When you opened the door and stepped inside it was a little shocking as it was dark grey slate or tile. It had a large rain showerhead above and a wand for washing your body. The coolest part about this shower was the one-way mirror. Once inside, you could see everything going on in your hotel room and they couldn't see you. (Yes, Paul ate most of the candy bar in the minibar, but I was able to open the shower and ask him to save me ...